UMCES scientists discover source of deep ocean color

May 23, 2017
How does colored dissolved organic matter, which originates from plant detritus (either on land or at sea), make it into the deep ocean? A team of scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and around the world potentially found a viable marine source of this colored material.

UMCES celebrates new class of graduates

May 16, 2017
Nine students, donning caps and gowns, earn their doctorate and master's degrees at UMCES' fourth annual commencement.

IMET hosts inaugural Open House

May 2, 2017
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology held its first Open House to welcome the community to meet its scientists, and discover how work being done in Baltimore is helping to change the world.

The courtship of blue crabs

February 14, 2017
Sook Chung, an endocrinologist and an expert on crab reproduction, explains how a blue crab finds its mate.

UMCES molecular geneticist helps map evolution of dinoflagellates

January 5, 2017
Even though they are a key species in the environment, they have long been misunderstood due to their large, complex genomes.